GLOSSARY


Vocabulary Term
Definition
A
amendment
Changes made to the Constitution.

assemble

B
Bill of Rights


bear arms

C
Constitution
Constitution is like the law that stopped the slaves and the kings from telling people what to do and more.

constitutional
In agreement with the constitution.

checks and balances


citizenship


Congress
The Legislative Branch.

Common Good

D
domestic


defense


democracy

E
Executive Branch


election


Electoral College


equality
When you treat people equally.
F
freedoms




G





H
House of Representatives




I





J
Judicial Branch


justice


jury


judge
Someone who decides whether someone else should go to jail.

juror

K





L
Legislative Branch


law
Rules all citizens should follow.

liberty
Our Freedoms.
M





N





O
ordain




P
President
Takes care of U.S.A.

Preamble
The introduction to the Constitution.

promote


posterity


press


primary

Q





R
responsibility


ratify
Officially approved or confirmed.

rights


religion

S
Supreme Court


separation of powers


Senate


speech


secure


symbol

T
tranquility


trial


taxes

U
union




V
veto
To stop a bill from becoming a law.



W
welfare




X





Y





Z